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Apprenticeships worth £1k each to construction firms

Apprenticeships worth £1k each to construction firms

Construction firms which take on apprentices who have been made redundant before they finished their training are eligible for grants of up to £1,000, following a £1 million funding boost from the National Apprenticeships Service (NAS). Employers in the construction industry can access the funding by using sector skills council ConstructionSkills’ Apprenticeship Matching Service (AMS), which matches apprentices that have been made redundant with firms in need of staff. “We have been talking to the Government in recent months about the need to support employers in our industry through this difficult time and the funding from the National Apprenticeship Service will do just that,” said ConstructionSkills apprenticeship programme manager, Nigel Donohue. “&p... »